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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is in its eleventh year. Each year, in late spring, the Festival produces a Shakespeare play in Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park, free to the public. The Taming of the Shrew will be the Festival’s 2011 production.
Seating is on the open lawn. Rental chairs are available for $7 & $10. Audience is encouraged to bring blankets or low-back chairs. Picnic dinners, beer, wine, soda, water and souvenirs are available for purchase. Performances are wheelchair accessible, Thursday performances are signed for the hearing impaired.
The Festival Green Show Pre-Show begins nightly (except Tuesdays) and features a 20-minute adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew introducing the characters and plot to children of all ages, musicians, dancers, singers, jugglers, Conversations on the Lawn by local scholars and backstage tours.
8:00 PM: Performance of The Taming of the Shrew on the main stage.
Post-Show: Talkbacks nightly following the performance. AfterParties Friday and Saturday nights (except May 27) at Marvin’s, our new lounge in the lobby, where the conversation continues with food, drinks and the best of local bands.